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Riding out of Patagonia

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Before we crossed into Patagonia on our way south I looked it up on Wikipedia, to try and get an idea of exactly where it is, which in general is the lower 1/3 of both Argentina and Chile.  It’s an…
After experiencing the emotional and physical highs of Los Glaciares National Park, we continued to the most famous of Patagonia's attractions, Torres del Paine National Park. This park contains some of the most scenic and photogenic mountains, spires,...

You Know You’re Jaded When…

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After experiencing the emotional and physical highs of Los Glaciares National Park, we continued to the most famous of Patagonia’s attractions, Torres del Paine National Park. This park contains some of the most scenic and photogenic mountains, spires, and lakes…
We visited a tiny museum in Ancud. This boat is a replica of the Ancud sailing ship that braved the Straits of Magellan to claim Chile

Searching for the wild on Chiloé

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I always knew I wanted to visit Chiloé on this trip. Years ago I read an article about it in National Geographic. I don’t even really remember what it was about, but something about this island, the second largest in…
Carretera Austral II

Carretera Austral (Deel II)

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Het is doodstil, heel donker en het is ijskoud! Ondanks dat ik met een muts op in een lakenzak én een donzen mummy slaapzak lig, ben ik al een paar keer wakker geworden van de kou. Ik kon me er…
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Cinco parques nacionais que você visitar!

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Separamos abaixo cinco parques nacionais que vale a visita, pelo menos uma vez na vida! #1 – Parque Nacional dos Elefantes Addo, África do Sul #2 – Parque Nacional Plitivice, Croácia #3 – Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, Chile #4…
Not a bad place to camp for the night.

The Road to Argentina

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After Valparaiso we decided we needed three things:To start heading to Argentina (Sam’s sister was visiting us in Patagonia for Christmas and we had a LONG way to go). Free camp and cook our own food to get us…
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Hiking in Torres del Paine

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We wake to cloudy skies, but no rain, and relatively little wind.  Debate continues about whether or not we will hike or ride to the waterfall of Salto Grande and to starting point of the Mirador de Los Cuernos trail…
The colorful houses of Valpo. So much like San Francisco.

Finding Neruda in Valparaiso

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I love Valparaiso, everything you enfold, and everything you irradiate, sea bride… I love the violent light with which you turn to the sailor on the sea night. Pablo Neruda When Sam and I first met he would read me…
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Torres del Paine National Park

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Torres del Paine has been on my wish list for many years.  And to think I’m here in the midst of it is amazing to me.  The weather, and particularly the wind, are notoriously bad here, so we plan to…
Picnic stop with a view

Because I’m worth it

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Picnic stop with a view – Lago Nordernskjold, Torres del Paine national park, Chile.Esquel, Patagonia, Argentina [by Jeremy] Well, we’re here now. I suppose we better go and see what all the fuss is about. There are some places…
This was the first time we had seen lemons since the United States. I filled bags and bags with all this goodness.

Pisco, produce and stars

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The more time we were spending in Chile, the more I kept feeling the parallels with my home state of California. They both have a long rugged coast along the Pacific ocean. They are both mostly deserts, saved by water…
Near San Perdro de Atacama is The Valley of the Moon. Kind of looked like a poor mans Bryce Canyon. We drove through this on our quest for tires.

Is the adventure over?

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After crossing some of the most remote and harsh landscapes of this trip, traveling only on dirt roads and dry camping for weeks at altitudes above 13,000 feet, we crossed from the dusty, washboard roads of Bolivia onto the perfect…

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